ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred in Wanniassa early this morning (Thursday, May 23).
About 1.25am three people entered the 7 Eleven Service Station armed with knives and threatened the staff member, demanding cash.
The staff member complied with their demands handing over a small sum of cash. The offender also took some cigarettes [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire on a cooktop in a townhouse at Yallum Gardens, Ashley Drive, Wanniassa.
Whilst cooking, a resident utilised a fire blanket on the stove top to contain and suppress the fire.
On arrival Fire crews fully extinguished the fire and are currently conducting ventilation operations in the two bedroom [...]
A 32-year-old Wanniassa man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with burglary and theft.
The 32-year-old was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, May 1) by police in Dickson following an investigation into his criminal activities.
Following his arrest members from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations Crime Targeting Team executed four search warrants on a number of homes.
Police seized [...]
A golden retriever was found this morning around 7:30 at the roundabout on Erindale Drive between Wanniassa and Monash. She’s about 6 years old and microchipped however, it doesn’t seem that the chip information has been updated and there is no collar.
Hoping that we can find the owners so she doesn’t have to spend the [...]
Head on down to your local shops today. Trust me, it’ll be worthwhile. As part of the centenary celebrations, local shops around the ACT are hosting shindigs for the locals. Get amongst it!
Here’s a list of shops involved:
Tuesday 12 March
Hackett 10.00am-12.00pm, 3.00-4.30pm and 7.00-9.00pm
Calwell 11.00am-12.00pm and 3.00 – 4.30pm
Kambah (Carleton [...]
Damien has sent in a parking example worthy of its own post:
Putting the Tavern in Taverner…
If you’re going to try and get sideways on every corner when it rains then you should master the art of counter-steering first.
Corner of Drakeford and Taverner, Wanniassa.
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ACT Policing is investigating the robbery of a pizza delivery driver in Wanniassa last night (Thursday, 7 February).
About 9.30pm a pizza delivery driver was in his car in Byrne Street, Wanniassa when a man appeared in front of him holding a 30cm knife to his stomach demanding money.
The pizza delivery man handed over a small [...]
Simon Corbell is sharing with Canbrerra last year’s most popular baby names.
In 1913, Kathleen and Henry were the most popular names for newborns in the ACT but almost 100 years on Charlotte and Jack have taken the top spot in 2012, Attorney-General Simon Corbell, has announced today.
“In celebrating our Centenary in 2013, we see that [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have extinguished a grass fire at Gaunson Crescent and Longmore Crescent, Wanniassa.
The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.
ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service has three units on scene.
The fire was located near the Farrer [...]
An 18-year-old Wanniassa man had his vehicle seized and faces a serious drink-drive charge after an incident in Tuggeranong on Saturday night (December 29).
Around 10.34pm, ACT Policing General Duties officers were on a routine patrol when they witnessed a silver Holden Statesman sedan performing a sustained burnout at the 7-Eleven petrol station at the Wanniassa [...]
ACT Policing has arrested an 18-year-old Wanniassa man following an aggravated robbery in Weston last night (Tuesday, December 4).
Around 9.20pm two men entered the Subway. The men covered their faces with their shirts and threatened staff with a pair of scissors demanding cash.
The men then fled the store and were immediately confronted by police.
One man [...]
ACT Policing has released a facefit of a man believed responsible for an aggravated robbery in Wanniassa last month.
On Friday October 26 around 4.30pm, three teenagers were sitting on the Wanniassa Playing Fields oval near Wheeler Crescent when they were approached by a man and a boy riding a dirt bike. The man threatened the [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision earlier today (Saturday, October 6) in Wanniassa, in which a cyclist was critically injured.
The collision occurred around 7am at the roundabout at the intersection of Sternberg Crescent and Erindale Drive. The cyclist, a 59-year-old man from Macarthur, was conveyed by ambulance to The Canberra Hospital.
ACT Policing’s Collision [...]
Simon Corbell is not letting the caretaker convention get between himself and his ministerial letterhead.
Today he’s unveiled a master plan for the vexed Erindale group centre complete with a transport hub:
Shoppers and workers at the Erindale group centre are set to benefit from an extra 1200 car spaces, a new bus station, better walking and [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two vehicle fires which occurred Southside early this morning (Saturday, August 11)
About 4.20am police were called to the basketball courts at St Mary McKillop College in Wanniassa, where a silver Subaru Heritage had been set on fire and extinguished by ACT Fire and Rescue.
About 6.11am police attended a second [...]
My room-mate just disturbed some cretins attempting to break into her car which was parked on the street in Wanniassa.
Under the full glow of a street light as well.
They had a car waiting down the road for the get away.
She has reported it to the police but I’d guess they will be moving on [...]
A 20-year-old Wanniassa man was arrested and charged yesterday (Saturday, June 9) for stalking and impersonating a police officer.
Police will allege that the man contacted a woman on numerous occasions over the past week after she had requested him to cease contact with her. Following this, the man contacted a business on City Walk in [...]
ACT Policing has arrested the drivers of two vehicles involved in separate pursuits yesterday (Friday June, 1).
In the first pursuit about 2.30pm yesterday, police attempted to stop a silver Holden Commodore station wagon on Drakeford Drive, Wanniassa. The car failed to stop and a pursuit ensued before being terminated after approximately 35 seconds.
Police were able [...]
Firefighters are responding to reports of a fire at the corner of Wynne Street and McBryde Crescent Wanniassa.
Update to follow.
6:07pm Sunday 20 May 2012
ACT Fire & Rescue have quickly extinguished the blaze in the detached building.
The fire damage has been minimal but the impact of the smoke more widespread.
Firefighters are now ventilating the property before [...]
Katy Gallagher is letting us know who’s getting the next round of playground renewal:
“The ACT Government has allocated $1 million to the 2011-12 Playground Safety Program which will include upgrades to the play spaces on Muller Street in Yarralumla, Rosman Circuit in Gilmore, Gibbs and Crafer Places in Kambah, and the giant slide at Point [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a blaze in a metal garage in the backyard of a property in Riddell Close, Wanniassa.
Three fire pumpers and a command vehicle are currently on scene. Crews arrived to find the metal structure well alight.
The fire has been contained to the garage strucuture and crews are [...]
It seems the tragedy of the Pooh Corner landslide is having an impact throughout the teddy bear community.
Having already read about the Narrabundah Bear, I almost drove right past this unfortunate bear, who, obviously in a drunken stupor, had attempted to throw himself into the traffic on Sternberg Crescent in Wanniassa.
He is currently [...]
Eight people including five children have been taken to hospital following a two car accident at Wanniassa this afternoon.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue were called to the corner of Drakeford Drive and Tavner street just after 12:30pm.
Firefighters had to cut one patient out of each car who were both trapped by [...]
RBW has sent in this video taken of a novel approach to a U-turn on the Wheeler Crescent and Forlonge roundabout after this morning’s hit and run on a cyclist down the road at Wheeler Crescent and Fincham Crescent.
He had this to say about intersections in the area:
4:48 pm, 07 Mar 12
I lived in [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit and run in Wanniassa this morning (Wednesday, March 7) where a cyclist was struck by a car.
About 7.45am a 65-year-old Wanniassa man was riding his bicycle through the Wheeler Crescent and Fincham Crescent roundabout, when he was struck by a vehicle travelling east through the roundabout.
The man [...]
The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct two controlled burns tomorrow, Friday 24 January 2012 weather permitting, at Wanniassa Hills and Camp Cottermouth.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is Wanniassa Hills K14 and Camp Cottermouth I13.
For more information on the burn visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on [...]
ActewAGL are warning that water in Wanniassa is going to be less than you might like:
ActewAGL customers in Wanniassa, particularly areas around Sternberg Crescent and McWhae Circuit, may experience some discolouration of the water supply tomorrow and Friday due to essential maintenance to the water network.
It is difficult to predict which properties the discoloured [...]
ACT Policing has apprehended a man after a pursuit of a stolen motor vehicle yesterday afternoon (Friday, February 10).
The vehicle was stolen from St Anthony’s Primary School Wanniassa and while phoning police to report it stolen, the owner noticed his vehicle drive past him and followed the car along Athllon Drive into Woden.
About 1.55pm police [...]
A 25-year-old Wanniassa woman reported as being involved in a collision in Kambah early this morning (Friday, February 10) was later apprehended for drink-driving.
Around 1.00am police attended the corner of Sulwood Drive and Inkster Street in Kambah after the report of a single vehicle collision at that location. According to witnesses, the driver of the [...]
A 19-year-old Wanniassa man will face court this morning following a pursuit in Canberra’s north earlier today (Wednesday, 1 February).
Around 3.10am, a Gungahlin patrol attempted a traffic stop on a white Mazda sedan on Gundaroo Drive in Palmerston. The Mazda failed to stop, and a pursuit commenced.
The pursuit travelled through several Canberra suburbs, including Palmerston, [...]
ActewAGL are warning they’ve got a fault in Tuggeranong making things unpleasant:
ActewAGL customers in the Tuggeranong area including Richardson, Wanniassa, Kambah, Monash, Isabella Plains and Gowrie may experience some discolouration of the water supply today due to a fault on the water network.
It is difficult to predict which properties the discoloured water may reach, [...]
A 19-year-old Wanniassa man and a 17-year-old South Canberra youth will face court today, both charged with arson.
About 6.50pm last night (Monday, November 28), police responded to a report of a silver Nissan Pulsar on fire adjacent to the Bimberi Youth Detention Centre in Mitchell.
Five teens were seen in the car, driving erratically, prior to [...]